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  • Pope Port Dawgs Compete in Rodeo

    For the first time in over a decade, the 62d Airlift Wing hosted 14 teams of aerial port professionals during the Port Dawg Rodeo at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 22-24, 2022.The rodeo is an annual tradition amongst aerial port squadrons, where Airmen showcase their skills, enhance

  • Airman Survives Parachute Accident, Still Going Strong

    Women’s History Month is in March and there is nobody reflective of being a role model for other women than U.S. Air Force Capt. Ricki Sidorov.First impressions aren’t always accurate, but when meeting her, there is a bubbly, positive, go-getter attitude who can, and will, get things done. Hardly

  • Commanding and controlling the future of Air Force communication

    With 30 years spent in the command post career field, Master Sgt. Desirae McIntyre, 403rd Wing command and control technician, shaped the way the Air Force communicates mission operations through her development of the training curriculum.“McIntyre always brought a calm presence and positive

  • Pope Airman Inspires Others Throughout 28-Year Career

    Mr. Herbert “Fletch” Fletcher, 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group Victim and Witness Assistance Program Coordinator and Discharge Clerk, has worked in Pope Army Airfield’s Legal Office for seven years and spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force before retiring in 2014.

  • 62nd AW continues to test skills during BMTW

    U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, exit a C-17 Globemaster III during Battalion Mass Tactical Week at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, Feb. 1, 2022. BMTW is a joint exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army, which gives participants

  • Air Force, Army units train together during BMTW

    U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, wait for takeoff on a C-17 Globemaster III during Battalion Mass Tactical Week, or BMTW, at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, Jan. 31, 2022. BMTW is a joint exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the U.S.